Photos: Weekly Gallery, 07/20/13

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD --Trey James of Blast swims the 100-meter butterfly during the Louisiana Long Course Championship on Sunday at the LSU Natatorium in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, from left, perform a salsa routine in Dancing for a Cause, the 5th annual fundraiser for Community Opportunities, The ARC of East Ascension (COEA) on Saturday the at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The headstone of Ruth Travis was discovered washed up Wednesday on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Volunteers Andy Cox, Laurent Thomas, Jonathan Ickles, and Todd Blount, from left, help unload donated school supplies from a school bus on Thursday at Central Middle School in Gonzales, during WBRZ's Stuff the Bus, the annual school supply drive to benefit needy children.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Baton Rouge Community College sophomore Rachael Crain, left, and younger sister Brandi, both of Baton Rouge, build a snowman during the BRCC Student Government Association's annual Big Bang event on the intramural field located on the main campus on Thursday in Baton Rouge. Pelican Ice of New Orleans brought in 80 blocks of ice each weighing 300 pounds a piece for the event. This year's theme was Snow in July!

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Bonnie Kate Pourciau, of Baton Rouge, was a victim in the deadly shootings at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater almost one year ago during the showing of Batman.

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  • Advocate file photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Demolition crews take down Lee High School in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Zachary High School wide receiver Christopher Carrier runs on the artificial turf, after catching a pass at practice Friday at the school's football stadium. Lately, many high schools are weighing the pros and cons of artificial turf fields as replacements for their grass fields. Zachary High School was the first school in the region with a turf field, installed in 2007.

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  • Advocate Staff Photo by John Oubre - - Petition organizer Darla Steagall, at window, entertains Clarence Gene Bush's dog, GeGe, as he signs a petition to incorporate the community of Watson. The drive-thru petition signing was held on Saturday at the new Live Oak school in Watson. Organizers say they are about halfway to reaching their goal of 4,000 signatures.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Maddy Forsyth competes in the Girls 9-10 100 Yard Freestyle Relay for the Gonzales Dolphins at a swim meet held at Jambalaya Park in Gonzales on Thursday.

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